I'm the space science producer for Discovery News, and I have a special love for solar physics, manned spaceflight and investigating the inner workings of our universe. I hold a Ph.D in Solar Physics and an M.Phys in Astrophysics. The exploration of space is an adventure; it's my job to chronicle our journey.
An infrared NASA space telescope has been keeping tabs on dozens of comets and has revealed huge quantities of carbon monoxide and dioxide being vented into interplanetary space.
To celebrate 100 years since Einstein formulated his theory of general relativity, we celebrate the beautiful observations created by a spacetime phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.
Are the planets of the solar system sprouting invisible dark matter 'hairs'? If so, does this indicate an interplanetary trend of dark matter 'beards'?
Although the NASA New Horizons mission's close encounter with the Pluto system lasted a matter of hours, the probe was still able to image a full 'day' on Pluto and largest moon Charon.
While measuring the speed of stars whirling around a nearby dwarf galaxy, astronomers have realized that a reservoir of dark matter may be lurking within.
Some stars are just born with extremely magnetic personalities.
Astronomers have detected something baffling at the furthest frontiers of our observable universe: lots of massive galaxies that shouldn't even exist.
Shimmering deep inside a cosmic supervoid is MCG+01-02-015, a pristine galaxy that is the undisputed galactic loner of the universe.
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